AskDefine | Define beldam

Dictionary Definition



1 an ugly evil-looking old woman [syn: hag, beldame, witch, crone]
2 a woman of advanced age [syn: beldame]

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  1. alternative spelling of beldame

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Beldam is

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Jezebel, Mafioso, Young Turk, bag, bat, battle-ax, beast, berserk, berserker, biddy, bitch, bitch-kitty, bomber, brute, cat, common scold, crone, dame, demon, devil, dowager, drab, dragon, fiend, fire-eater, firebrand, fishwife, frump, fury, gammer, goon, gorilla, grandam, grandmother, granny, grimalkin, gunsel, hag, hardnose, hell-raiser, hellcat, hellhag, hellhound, hellion, holy terror, hood, hoodlum, hothead, hotspur, incendiary, killer, mad dog, madcap, matriarch, matron, monster, mugger, old battle-ax, old dame, old girl, old granny, old lady, old trot, old wife, old woman, rapist, revolutionary, savage, scold, she-devil, she-wolf, shrew, siren, spitfire, termagant, terror, terrorist, tiger, tigress, tough, tough guy, trot, ugly customer, violent, virago, vixen, war-horse, wild beast, wildcat, witch, wolf
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